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Thumbnail for - PCS’s “Bo-Nita” Is a One-Woman Cavalcade of Gumption
Feb 20, 2014
THEATER REVIEW
A black comedy about a precocious girl, a floozy of a mom, and trying to hang together. Thru Mar 16
Thumbnail for - Review: ART's "The Monster-Builder"
Feb 5, 2014
Theater
The world premiere's overblown parody provides some unexpectedly adventurous comedy, but fails to satisfyingly address its themes. Thru Mar 2
Thumbnail for - Mideast Muddle at Levant
Feb 3, 2014
RESTAURANT REVIEW
Scott Snyder's “French-Arabesque” hot spot on East Burnside needs flavor talks and concept negotiations.
Thumbnail for - Hand2Mouth’s “Pep Talk” Will Get You Off the Bench
Jan 30, 2014
THEATER REVIEW
The experimental theater elevates our spirits and our funny bones with its parody of that American hallmark: the motivational speech. Thru Feb 16
Thumbnail for - Review: Portland Playhouse’s ‘A Christmas Carol’
Dec 12, 2013
THEATER
The theater dives gloriously into the Christmas spirit for a show that's anything but trite by adding singing and instrument-playing actors. Thru Dec 29.
Thumbnail for - Review: Bag&Baggage's "It's A (Somewhat) Wonderful Life"
Dec 9, 2013
Theater
Bag&Baggage’s reworking of the beloved film doesn't exactly break new ground, but it's plenty entertaining for fans of the original. Thru Dec. 22
Thumbnail for - Review: ART’s ‘Xmas Unplugged’
Dec 5, 2013
THEATER
Two one acts skewer the dark reality that Christmas is often more about spending money on presents than spending time with each other. Who knew Santa fight scenes could go on too long? Thru Dec. 28
Thumbnail for - Review: PCS’s ‘Twist Your Dickens’
Nov 27, 2013
THEATER
We review PCS’s new spin on the Christmas classic from the viewpoints of both Tiny Tim and Scrooge. Thru Dec 22
Thumbnail for - Review: Liminal’s “Our Town”
Nov 21, 2013
THEATER
The avant-garde theater transforms the American classic into something searingly modern in one of the most thought-provoking shows of the season. Thru Dec 1
Thumbnail for - Review: Milagro’s ‘Corrido Calavera’
Oct 22, 2013
THEATER
Rather than scare you, Milagro's humorous Day of the Dead play might make you a little less afraid. Thru Nov 9
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